Cathal Corcoran | Chief Information Officer
Gatwick Airport

Cathal Corcoran, Chief Information Officer, Gatwick Airport

Cathal joined Gatwick in May 2016. He brings with him over 17 years of experience leading digital, process and IT transformation across a range of sectors including aviation, oil and gas, aerospace and defence, high-tech manufacturing and telecoms. Previously Cathal held positions as CIO for Castrol as well as CIO for BP's global business services (GBS) business. He has also spent a number of years as a management consultant for Accenture and KPMG Consulting. Cathal is a graduate of the IT executive leadership programmes from both UC Berkley and Boston University and holds a B Comm (Management of Information Systems) degree from University College Dublin.


Aviation Festival - Day 2 @ 12:25

Exclusive Keynote: Gatwick Airport: Taking innovation beyond the tech arena by using blockchain, biometrics and IoT.

  • Creating a series of projects that leverage the technologies such as blockchain, biometrics and IoT to create the world’s most technologically advanced airport
  • The challenges faced when retrofitting the most advanced IoT technology in pre-digital infrastructure.
  • How to ensure a rapid walkthrough experience whilst building the IT architecture behind boosting non-aeronautical revenue.

Aviation Festival - Day 2 @ 12:45

Keynote CIO Panel: The Digital transformation of today’s airports: IoT, blockchain and creative innovation

  • How can we transform the world’s busiest hubs to be ready for future technology demands
  • Fostering growth with partners through intelligent collaboration
  • Improving guest experience and driving revenue through the use of vast pools of data and advanced analytics

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Conference 5-7 September • Exhibition & Seminars 6-7 September


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